In this Issue
Jose Antonio Vargas- a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, founder of Define American, and an undocumented immigrant- will speak in the University Memorial Center Glenn Miller Ballroom on Tuesday, Dec. 11. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are free for students and community members.
Like many youngsters, Jake Timmons (MechEngr ’12) enjoyed playing with trains when he was a kid. But he never imagined he’d get to work for a railroad when he grew up. Today, he works for one of the largest freight railroad networks in North America.
An analysis of mineral grains from the bottom of the western Grand Canyon indicates it was largely carved out by about 70 million years ago -- a time when dinosaurs may have even peeked over the rim, says a study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.
A jumping spider named Nefertiti that lived on the International Space Station in a habitat designed and built by a University of Colorado Boulder team has returned to Earth after 100 days in space and found a new home at the Smithsonian Museum of